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August 15, 2022

2022 Constitutional Amendment Questions

The following Constitutional Amendment Questions will appear on ballots in the November 8, 2022 General Election. Please read over these questions so you will be familiar with […]

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July 22, 2022

SC Election Commission Reports Successful 2022 Primaries and Runoffs

First election in South Carolina to take place with early voting. COLUMBIA, S.C. (July 22, 2022) – The June Primaries and Runoffs gave South Carolinians the opportunity to […]

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June 17, 2022

Primaries Certified, Runoffs Set for June 28

COLUMBIA, SC (June 17, 2022) – The results of the June 14 Statewide Primaries have been certified, and the State Election Commission wants to make sure voters understand […]

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June 13, 2022

South Carolina Closes First Ever Early Voting Period

New Process Successful as Over One Hundred Thousand Voted Early COLUMBIA, SC (June 13, 2022) – At the close of the early voting period on Friday, June 10, […]

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June 6, 2022

Primary Early Voting Ends, Election Day Voting Set to Open June 14

COLUMBIA, SC (June 10, 2022) – With the early voting period ending today, the S.C. Election Commission wants to share important reminders about voting on Election Day.  Through Thursday, […]

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May 18, 2022

New Changes to Absentee Voting in Effect for June 14 Primaries

COLUMBIA, SC (May 18, 2022) – On May 13, 2022, Governor McMaster signed into law legislation passed by the General Assembly that establishes early voting and makes significant […]

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May 13, 2022

Early Voting Now in Effect for June Primaries

COLUMBIA, SC (May 13, 2022) – Governor McMaster today signed into law legislation passed by the General Assembly that establishes early voting in South Carolina. To help prepare […]

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May 11, 2022

Voters Encouraged to Register to Vote, Update Address Before Deadline

COLUMBIA, S.C. (May 11, 2022) – To help ensure voters are prepared for the 2022 Statewide Primaries on June 14, the State Election Commission wants to remind everyone […]

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March 15, 2022

SEC Releases Comprehensive Election Integrity Resource

COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 15, 2022) – The South Carolina State Election Commission (SEC) today released a comprehensive booklet that outlines every step taken to ensure secure, accurate […]

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March 9, 2022

Partisan Candidate Filing Period Opens March 16

COLUMBIA, SC (March 9, 2022) – The 2022 partisan candidate filing period opens noon, March 16 and closes noon, March 30.  All partisan candidates seeking office in […]

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